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Village of Twins

Kodinhi, a village in the Malappuram district of Kerala is famously known for having the highest number of twins. The villages initially became famous when a local survey showed the unusual number of twins in this area. According to estimate there are 2,000 families and at least 400 pairs of […]

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The Hippie Movement

The Hippie or Hippy movement was a youth movement which began in the 1960s and continued to 1970s, it was a movement that rejected mainstream American life. The movement originated […]

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Evolution of Poetry

The rose is a rose,And was always a rose.But the theory now goesThat the apple’s a rose,And the pear is, and soThe plum, I suppose.The dear only knowsWhat will next prove a rose.You, of course, are a rose –But were always a rose. The above-mentioned lines are from a beautiful […]

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The East India Company

East India company was an English joint-stock company. The company was formed to trade with countries near the Indian ocean and later with Qing China. The company seized large part […]

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Legends of Vampires

Vampires are mythical creatures from folklores often depicted with fangs, preying on humans or animals to consume their blood. Vampire myths were very popular in eastern European but are also […]

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The Pandemic of 1918

The pandemic of 1918 was known as the Spanish flu pandemic, an influenza pandemic caused by the H1N1 influenza A virus. Lasting from February 1918 and April 1920, killing more […]

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The LGBTQ+ Community

The LGBTQ+ community is a loosely defined grouping of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, asexual and other groups. The pride month is to celebrate pride, diversity, and individuality. The people […]

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What is Paganism?

 Paganism is the religion practiced by many European people from the Iron Age until Christianisation during the middle ages. Paganism took various forms during those years and practices differed from […]

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Barbie the Global Citizen

Barbie the global citizen! Yes, it’s the same Barbie doll that many of us played with as a child. That very doll is known as a global citizen due to its global commodity chain and ehich also makes it the most profitable toy in history.

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Ideas Of Myth From Modern Era

Anything from the era of Renaissance and forward is viewed as modern ear in the study of mythology. During Renaissance as the ideologies of the church were questioned, the way people viewed myths also began to change.

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The Potter World post Deathly Hollows.

The seven books and eight Harry potter movies and its characters are loved by many. Be it Harry’s journey in defeating he-who-must-not-be-named or Mrs. Weasley’s motherly love, we cherished them all. But ever wondered what happend to these characters after the last movie/book?22 years after the war, here are a […]

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The 500-year old Indian Mummy

Mummification is a process in which the skin and flesh of a corpse can be preserved. The process can either occur naturally or it can intentional using chemicals, and one such naturally mummified corpse is found in the icy cold region of the Himalaya. The mummified remains of a Buddhist […]

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Capitalism vs. Communism

Capitalism refers to the private ownership of the means of production, such as factories and businesses that are owned by private individuals and not by the government. These private owners […]

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Indian Folk Art

Varied cultures and traditions can be seen through out the Indian sub-continent, these cultures and traditions gave birth to many folk painting and art styles which have been passed on […]

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In Other News

During such difficult times some positive news is all we need, so here are somethings that have been going right -Boom in baby gorillas Mountain gorillas which were marked as endangered in 2018 are found only in three countries – Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo. Thousands of people […]

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Women in Indian Freedom struggle

The struggle of women in the freedom movement often gets lost in the telling of these narratives, the sacrifice and efforts of thousands of Indian women is overlooked. When many male freedom fighters were imprisoned women took charge and led the fight for freedom.

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